Ulstermen win


Fermanagh secured victory over Wexford, 0-15 to 0-13, at Navan on Saturday. Through the point-taking of Rory Gallagher and Stephen Maguire, John Maughan's side led 0-10 to 0-6 at half-time.

When Noel Morris was dismissed for a second bookable offence with 11 minutes remaining, Fermanagh took advantage. Wicklow eased past Louth by 2-10 to 011 at Tullamore on Saturday in the other semi-final, with early goals from Paul Callaghan and Ronan Coffey crucial.

At Navan: Fermanagh 0-15 - Rory Gallagher, K Donnelly (0-4 each); S Maguire (0-3), B McBrien, R Johnson, C Courtney, Raymond Gallagher (0-1 each). Wexford 0-13 - M Forde (0-6); J Lawlor, J Hegarty (0-2 each); M Mahon, P Colfer, D Kinsella (0-1 each). At Tullamore: WICKLOW 2-10 - T Gill (0-6); R Coffey (1-1); P Callaghan (1-0); T Hannon (0-2); S O'Neill, (0-1). LOUTH 0- 11 - D Kirwan (0-3); S Melia, C Grimes (0-2 each); M Stanfield, D Reilly, JP Rooney, C Farrelly (0-1 each).